Band-Aid Happiness

I find myself frequently resorting to “band-aid happiness.” What’s band-aid happiness? Here’s what it looks like for me: A glass of wine after a long day. Just one more episode of The New Girl. Video games. Seeking the thrill of getting to know a new friend rather than cultivating the deep closeness of a long […]

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The late night outline

For some reason, I seem to get overwhelmingly motivated right before I’m trying to go to sleep. Suddenly, I feel like going for a long run, doing 100 push-ups, or writing 1,000 pages of the next Great American Novel–all things I’m rarely interested in during waking hours. I think we’ve all felt more awake when […]

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